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Forum: Items for Sale   2014-06-25, 07:31 PM
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Posted By ElenaH
Box is now sold.

Box is now sold.
Forum: Items for Sale   2014-06-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By ElenaH
57, you are right… updated listing to...

57, you are right…

updated listing to reflect correct info, that's what I get for googling it at work instead of just listing it from the box when I got home.
Forum: Items for Sale   2014-06-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By ElenaH
Rogers Nextbox HD PVR 500 GB - Cambridge ON $175

I've cut the cord and my Rogers cable tv contract is now done.

Rogers 500GB Nextbox HD-PVR Receiver (8642HDPVR/500GB)

The box was purchased approximately 18 months ago, brand new from Future...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,614
Posted By ElenaH
Ah, well I really do apologize then. I now...

Ah, well I really do apologize then.

I now understand that using the unsupported app channels on Plex is considered illegal and shouldn't be discussed here. Which I guess is why I found so...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,614
Posted By ElenaH
I need some help in terms of Plex Channels… ...

I need some help in terms of Plex Channels…

I just installed Plex Media Server on my macbook pro, and got the plexconnect working through the trailers app on my ATV3. I got the unsupported apps...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Plex Connect on ATV 3

Okay, wow, you so weren't kidding. I don't know, maybe it is easy for someone more techy than I, but it took me a bloody long time to make it work and I only managed it through the Github...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
When I started this change, I really didn't think...

When I started this change, I really didn't think I'd have to pirate anything.

The first inkling was when I realized I'm in a ZERO channel OTA area.

Then I thought that I could watch my shows...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Will do! Hugh Any experience with XBMC and...

Will do!

Hugh Any experience with XBMC and apple tv?
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Channel1 on Apple TV3 - PlexConnect or HBMC?

A friend suggested that a better alternative to couchtuner, would be Channel1 that he has on his XBMC.

I spent hours last night trying to figure this out, hate the idea of having to run the XBMC...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-06, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
I forgot the biggie… the optical audio port. I...

I forgot the biggie… the optical audio port.
I needed that to be able to hook my HTiB to the apple tv as I was lacking enough HDMI ports to hook everything up that way.

so that also factored into...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-06, 12:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Well, it seemed some of the bonuses of Roku were...

Well, it seemed some of the bonuses of Roku were Plex, playing multiple file formats and coordinating personal media… plus all the channels it offers.

I don't have a home library of videos
I only...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-05-05, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
I set up unblock-us on the ATV too, same drill,...

I set up unblock-us on the ATV too, same drill, change the DNS on the router, all devices ready to roll.

From there, I signed up for Netflix US and Hulu+. That combined with airplay and network...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-04-29, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Well, I decided on the Apple TV. Grabbed a...

Well, I decided on the Apple TV. Grabbed a refurb'd one on apple.ca so I'll see how it goes.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-04-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,864
Posted By ElenaH
Apple TV (3rd Gen) vs Roku 3

With my Rogers TV/Internet contract coming due in July, I'm ready to try cutting the cord…

I can't decide if I should go Apple TV or Roku 3

Info

Older Samsung HDTV
LG Bluray/HTiB,
mid...
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-08-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By ElenaH
This item is now sold.

This item is now sold.
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-08-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By ElenaH
Cambridge, ON - Classic Nintendo NES System - $150

Nintendo Entertainment System Action Set - 1985
Lovingly cared for and stored indoors, in all the original packaging.

Asking $150 for system and 12 games

This set comes with the original box,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-09-27, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,211
Posted By ElenaH
no balcony but if you come up with a way to...

no balcony

but if you come up with a way to install a dish inside let me know!
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-09-27, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 377,512
Posted By ElenaH
I guess I'm old school, I like a manual. I like...

I guess I'm old school, I like a manual.
I like to sit down and read the manual to pick up all I can and make sure I'm not missing anything that the box can do.

I don't really need a manual, but...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-09-26, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 377,512
Posted By ElenaH
Sorry I know this is a bit off topic… can...

Sorry I know this is a bit off topic…

can someone point me to the right area to discover how to reboot and get into diagnostics and where to get a user manual for the Nextbox?

when I search I'm...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-09-24, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,211
Posted By ElenaH
Switching from Shaw Direct to Rogers

I was recently forced to switch from Shaw Direct to Rogers due to a move to a building that doesn't allow satellite. I've received a few PMs asking me how I found the grass on the other side, so I...
Forum: Items for Sale   2012-09-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By ElenaH
PVR is now sold

PVR is now sold
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-09-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 377,512
Posted By ElenaH
I too have the two day blindness… but not for all...

I too have the two day blindness… but not for all shows.

Out of the 25 or so series recordings I have set, 5 or 6 of them always show up for the full 6 days. The rest disappear until 2 days out....
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-08-24, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 377,512
Posted By ElenaH
Thanks - I'll just delete the lower numbers from...

Thanks - I'll just delete the lower numbers from my favs then.


It doesn't make sense to me that 'any timeslot' doesn't allow it to record multiple airings, but I'm sure Rogers doesn't care that...
Forum: Items for Sale   2012-08-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By ElenaH
Shaw Direct HDPVR 630 For Sale - Kitchener

For sale:
- Shaw Direct HDPVR 630
- Excellent Condition
- Comes with Remote, box, power cables, manual

Switched to cable. Shaw Direct account closed, box available for sale.

Asking $200.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-08-24, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 377,512
Posted By ElenaH
(first I'll preface this by saying I was a Shaw...

(first I'll preface this by saying I was a Shaw Direct PVR user until just over a week ago, so I'm experiencing a learning curve…)

So I take it that I received the upgrade because my IPG changed...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-07-31, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,583
Posted By ElenaH
Too true! I was one of the lucky ones who...

Too true!

I was one of the lucky ones who had no issues with my Shaw Direct PVR. Let's hope I continue that luck as a Rogers Nextbox owner.
I'm sure I'll love it just as much when I get it and...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2012-07-31, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,583
Posted By ElenaH
This does rather illustrate a major difference...

This does rather illustrate a major difference between the Shaw Direct and Rogers boxes, so it definitely is informative.

I just don't have the worries about conflicts and simsubbing on SD. ...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2012-07-31, 09:41 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 88,183
Posted By ElenaH
Except it isn't that easy to get. They don't...

Except it isn't that easy to get.
They don't offer it right off the bat.

Keep pushing until you get what you want - which may mean that you have to go to customer relations.

Check for an offer...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2012-07-30, 03:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 142,247
Posted By ElenaH
I think it was in the IPG firmware upgrade thread...

I think it was in the IPG firmware upgrade thread (I read a lot of different threads) I saw multiple cases of people saying they had to take their box back in for a replacement. But, I suppose in...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2012-07-27, 03:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 142,247
Posted By ElenaH
So I understand how to go about buying a used...

So I understand how to go about buying a used box… but what about things like warranty? There would be no warranty on a used box right?

So if it dies, which from reading the threads on the...
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